2013 turned out to be a tough year for Thailand’s tourism industry and there are uncertainties awaiting us in 2014. But we can count on Thailand’s tourism industry to bounce back and display that
LONDON — Hotels in the Asia Pacific region experienced mixed results in the three key performance metrics during November 2013 when reported in U.S. dollars, according to data compiled by STR Global.
ADELAIDE - Global Alliance is an international group of conference and exhibition centres that have joined forces to offer a seamless conference and event experience to international associations and
LONDON - The unique experiences and people of New Zealand will take centre stage in the UK on Christmas Day, with the television airing of Hobbit star James Nesbitt's documentary on his experiences of
INCHEON - Incheon International Airport, the only airport where top-class cultural and artistic performances are staged 365 days a year, is offering a year-end concert comprising a variety of musical
JIUZHAIGOU - The launch of the Ninth International Ice Fall Tourism Festival at Jiuzhaigou, a well-known tourist destination in China, is scheduled for Jan 12, 2014. Joao Manuel Costa Antunes,
SINGAPORE – Based on ten popular Asia Pacific destinations, trivago.sg’s trivago Hotel Price Index reports that the most significant hotel price hikes over New Year’s Eve (NYE) can be found in Taipei.
GANGWON-DO - Being a popular winter destination for both local and international tourists alike, Gangwon-do has organized a special bus service for foreign tourists this winter.
HONG KONG – Swissotel Hotels & Resorts and owning company, Hong Kong Macau Center Limited has announced that the management agreement of Swissotel Beijing Hong Kong Macau Center, the brand’s first
SINGAPORE – Wego, the leading travel metasearch site in the Asia Pacific, shared the hottest travel hotspots in flight search throughout their core regions and predictions of travel trends throughout
BANGKOK - Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) executive Mr. Thawatchai Arunyik, who became the new TAT Governor on 22 December, has issued a broad statement of thanks to all visitors who are presently
PORT MORESBY - Papua New Guinea is deepening its engagement within APEC to strengthen its trade and investment linkages with larger members and further bridge the region with the South Pacific which
UNITED STATES - ShoesOnlyTravel.com, an organizer of adult-only, erotic and exotic vacations, recently announced its popular vacation opportunities for the 2014 calendar year.
HONG KONG – Genting World is the latest addition to Genting Resort Secret Garden, a world-class ski resort in Chongli County, Hebei Province only a 3-hour drive from Beijing. The luxury ski lodge
GENEVA - MCI India has received the “Best Large Scale Conference” award from the Asian Conference Awards for COP 11 (the 11th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity), a
BANGKOK- Such an exchange rate between the US dollar and the Thai Baht was unseen for at least four years: on December 23, the Thai currency was close to 33 Baht for a dollar (32.7 Baht exactly), an
CHIBA - Mt. Fuji was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in June 2013. From Chiba Prefecture, you can see Mt. Fuji from across Tokyo Bay, a stunning view that you can't experience in other
SHANGHAI - eHi Auto Services, a Shanghai-based leading car rental company in China, announced that it has received an investment of over $100 million from Ctrip.com International Ltd., the largest
SYDNEY - Australia’s most popular holiday parks for 2013 have been announced by Holidays with Kids magazine, which has also recorded its highest advertising revenue in more than five years, with 16
BANGKOK – An independent statistical survey of the inaugural PATAcademy-HCD shows that the participants rated the interactive four-day programme very highly and would recommend it to travel industry
BANGALORE - A new IBM Social Sentiment analysis of 250,000 online conversations reveals the travel preferences of Indian consumers - which point to consumer interest and enthusiasm for spending
JAKARTA - Recently being announced the winner of Indonesia’s Travel and Tourism Award – Indonesia’s Leading Independent Spa 2013/2014, Prana Spa has been announced as Indonesia’s Leading Independent
SYDNEY - Sichuan Airlines' first Chengdu-Chongqing-Sydney service, a new route which offers visitors from Western China direct access to Sydney, Australia, landed at Sydney Airport on 20th December
WELLINGTON - Tourism New Zealand CE Kevin Bowler says the growth in arrivals during November, up 8.2 per cent for the month compared to last November, has given the tourism sector a strong lead into
HONG KONG - Boeing and Cathay Pacific announced the airline's decision to become Asia's first 777X customer with an order for 21 777-9X airplanes, as part of Cathay's future long-haul fleet strategy.